Christmas at The Bowers

Get into the holiday spirit at Christmas at The Bowers, the seasonal celebration at the Bowers Museum. Every year, the museum decks its halls with elaborate decorations like towering Christmas trees trimmed with oversized ornaments and poinsettias galore. Seasonal music fills the galleries and lights twinkle everywhere. It’s a sight to behold. In addition to the holiday decor, there are plenty of family-friendly events and activities throughout the run of the celebration. Kids can meet Santa and snap photos, create holiday arts and crafts and decorate cookies. There’s even a “snow area” where kids can play in faux flurries. For something more grown-up, check the calendar for live music performances or book a Christmas-themed painting party. With something for all ages, Christmas at The Bowers is a festive way to celebrate the season as a group.

Address: 2002 N Main St, Santa Ana, CA 92706

Phone: (714) 567-3600

Winter Fest OC

Winter Fest OC at the OC Fair & Event Center brings seasonal magic with an over-the-top light display perfect for getting your group into the holiday spirit. The mile-long drive-thru experience is filled with larger-than-life holiday vignettes featuring over one million lights. Scenes include gigantic presents, giant flowers, a tropical Christmas display and a 200-foot long tunnel filled with dancing lights that moves to music. Familiar characters like Olaf from Frozen get a holiday makeover. It’s a family-friendly wonderland filled with the brightest lights around.

Address: Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Dr, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Phone: (714) 708-1500

Downtown Disney District

The Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort transforms for the holidays, making it an ideal spot for groups wanting to experience yuletide magic. The area debuts seasonal decor on November 8, 2022 for the official holiday season kickoff. Both kids and kids-at-heart will delight in the oversized Christmas tree, nightly “snowfall” and photo-ops with Santa Goofy. There’s always something exciting happening at Downtown Disney for the holidays. Plan an evening out with the group to enjoy live music, entertainment and themed holiday eats from favorite quick-service spots.

Address: 1580 Disneyland Dr, Anaheim, CA 92802

Phone: (714) 781-4636

Irvine Park Railroad’s Santa Train

All aboard the Santa Train at Irvine Park Railroad for a one-of-a-kind holiday adventure. Groups can book an evening ride where kids have the chance to meet Santa Claus and his elves. Everyone receives hot cocoa and cookies, and each child gets a small gift. Carolers entertain passengers with live holiday tunes as the train winds through scenic Irvine Regional Park. The rail yard features thousands of lights and holiday characters for an immersive experience before or after your ride. Planning a company party, family outing or church group night? Irvine Park Railroad’s Santa Train delivers holiday magic the whole group will love.

Address: 1 Irvine Park Rd, Orange, CA 92869

Phone: (714) 997-3968

Christmas on The Farm at Tanaka Farms

Bring your group to experience Christmas on The Farm at Tanaka Farms for holiday entertainment the whole family will love. The farm transforms with thousands of lights, festive characters, train rides, holiday crafts and seasonal treats like hot apple cider and cinnamon churros. Kids can visit Santa’s workshop and meet the big guy himself. There are photo ops galore with fun backdrops at every turn. With 30 acres to explore, Christmas on The Farm offers holiday activities for all ages to enjoy. On weekends, catch a holiday dance performance or listen to carolers fill the farm with the sounds of the season. Gather your festive group and create magical memories at this can’t-miss holiday attraction.

Address: 5380 University Dr, Irvine, CA 92612

Phone: (949) 653-2100

Lyon Air Museum’s Holiday Open House

History buffs and aviation enthusiasts alike will love the annual Holiday Open House at Lyon Air Museum. The free event held in early December invites guests into the hanger to explore the museum’s impressive collection of historic aircrafts, enjoy festive refreshments and get into the holiday spirit. Groups can stroll among rare World War II bomber and fighter planes dressed up in vintage Christmas decor. Kids activities, music, military vehicle displays, a chance to meet Santa and more provide plenty of holiday entertainment. Time your visit right to catch a flight demonstration and see the historic planes soar into action.

Address: 19300 Ike Jones Rd, Santa Ana, CA 92707

Phone: (714) 210-4585

Moonlight Forest at Descanso Gardens

For a truly magical night, book your group on a Party Bus Santa Ana for an evening at Moonlight Forest at Descanso Gardens. This after-hours experience transforms the gardens into a mystical winter wonderland. The interactive light display features unique structures like a light tunnel, oversized snowflakes and a field of glowing origami flowers. Moonlight Forest’s one-mile walking path winds through the light displays, leading guests through new realms of experience. Vibrant colors contrast with the silhouettes of the garden’s natural landscape for a breathtaking effect. With timed entry and limited capacity, this special event books up fast. Reserve your spots early for a holiday outing your group won’t forget.

Address: 1418 Descanso Dr, La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011

Phone: (818) 949-4200

La Habra Tamale Festival

For a deliciously unique holiday group outing, book your bus for the annual Tamale Festival in nearby La Habra. Held each December at Portola Park, the beloved community event celebrates the tamale – a Mexican and Latin American holiday staple. Local restaurants and vendors compete for bragging rights for the area’s best tamale recipe. Festivalgoers can sample tamales in varieties like pork, chicken, cheese, beef and sweet options like pineapple, raisin or pumpkin. Other activities include live music and dance performances, a classic car show, rides and games for kids and holiday shopping at artisan vendor booths. Bring your hungry crew and get ready to eat your way through some of Orange County’s most delicious tamales.

Address: 311 S Euclid St, La Habra, CA 90631

Phone: (562) 383-4200

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